this not-so-sweet blackberry tahini cake will go perfectly with your morning cup of Joe & make your Monday morning amazing.
(serves 8 & takes 10 min active + 50 min idle)
butter, for greasing
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 tbsp + 1 cup sugar
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
½ tsp + a pinch of kosher salt
2 large eggs
1 cup plain yogurt
½ cup canola oil
2½ tsp finely grated lemon zest
2 cups fresh blackberries
¼ cup tahini (this is the best)
1. preheat oven to 350°F. in a small bowl, combine cinnamon & 2 tbsp sugar.
2. in a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, 1 cup sugar, & salt. make a well in the center & add eggs, yogurt, oil, & zest. add in blackberries, & pour batter into a butter-greased cake pan.
3. in another small bowl, mix tahini, a pinch of salt, & 2 tbsp sugar. drizzle over batter. sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
4. bake 50–60 minutes. let cool, slice, & serve.